Epidural Steroid Injection (Neck, Mid-back, Low back)

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3 page handout
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The epidural steroid injection is a procedure where numbing medicine (anesthetic) and anti-inflammatory medicine (steroid) is injected into the epidural space to treat pain caused by irritation of the spinal nerves.
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Epidural Steroid Injection, Back Pain, Spinal cord
Publication or Revision Year: 
2018
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No
Writing Team Contact: 
Trevor D. Schack, M.D., Ronald Wasserman MD